New generation: Growing up reading Rachel Carson, scientists unravel risks of new pesticides
Publisher: Environmental Health News
Date Written: 25/09/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16896
Like biologist Rachel Carson, whose 1962 book Silent Spring warned about the devastating effects of DDT, a new generation of scientists is trying to figure out if new pesticides -- which are being used in ever-increasing numbers, quantities, and combinations -- are harming living things theyre not intended to kill, including birds.